Academy of the Holy Angels - Echoes Yearbook (Fort Lee, NJ)

 - Class of 1928

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. 4 C' js , ,gif-. ' 6 +1 EcHoEs . ggi 19-2'8 Q . . ,Q . , 5 R, I u ll lllllllllllillllllh 'L In the next star I beheld a Texas ranch which seemed to stretch for miles on every side. Well in the foreground I saw a large and comfortable house with dainty flowerbeds and neat graveled walks all about it. On the long, shady veranda, with a book lying open beside her, hands folded idly and a farfaway, dreamy expression in her large brown eyes, sat our own Angela, the "baby" of our class. Sweet and peaceful as ever she looked, and happy, too, though the dreamy eyes held a look of longing. She was thinking of dear H. A. Again a large room! This one, though, was all white and still. Rows of beds lined the walls. As I looked, a nurse quietly and gently turned away from one of the beds. It was Marion Zimmerman! Lucky the patient who had her to soothe his pain-our gentle, patient Marion. I next saw two bright, happyflooking stars close together. Little white cottages with merry children romping on the trim lawns caught my eye. Under a shady oak beside one of the cottages sat Helen Sella and Delia Keating, both looking serenely happy. Another office! This time I saw Helen Seuferling working rapidly. Helen had decided to conquer the business world, and she would do so or no one ever would. Listen! Sweet strains of music are filling the air. I glance quickly at the next star and therein is unfolded before my eager gaze a large and wellffilled music hall. On the stage stands a slight and graceful figure. Surely I have seen those dark, soulful eyes before. There is a moment's breathless pause and then a world of melody flows from those parted lips. Yes, it is Claire-our Claire of H. A. days. Glancing at the bulletin which is displayed near the stage I see that she has become a worldffamed prima donna, the most successful contralto singer the world has ever known as well as a pianist of great repute. Well, we all foretold that, when she was in our midst, so my surprise is not so great, after all. But where was my own star? A tiny, friendly star suddenly twirled round and seemed to wink, "Here I am. just come and catch me." Delighted with my study of the stars of Holy Angels' Class of '28, yet disappointed at not seeing the center of my own particular Ztar, I turned to hand my telescope to the little man who all this while had stood quietly eside me. ' After a friendly chat of a few moments we walked over to where a bright moonbeam was streaming through one of the windows. At his bidding I sat down upon it and- alas for Senior dignity !-went sliding right down to my own little bed. Just as I reached it I heard a scream, and awoke to ind myself under the bed with my roommate looking for me. -MARGARET EISENMANN, '28 41

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v " - Sf , " ff Q Ecnoss 1.9-as If ag, To Q e 5 , ., K I funn: A . nnuuum fir 'f- no wonder she looked familiar! It was none other than our dear Class President, Eleanor Hennessy, well known for her executive ability. The star next to hers seemed very quiet. This was soon accounted for, however, for there I saw Helen Oliva, Latin book in hand, at a desk in the front of a large classroom. I realized that Helen's dream was to come true and that she was to be a Latin teacher. The next little scene was in direct contrast to the previous one. This star was spinning violently on one point and seemed enveloped in a cloud of smoke. Finally, it came to rest, and through the drifting smoke I beheld Alice Decker. Around her lay a confusion of bottles, beakers, test tubes, flasks, and glasses of various sorts and sizes. In her hands were the tags of two bottles which by this time were in bottle heaven. The tags read "Tetranif trotoluene" and "Tetranitroaniline." I realized that she had dared to attempt their reaction to heat, and the wonder was that anything was left of Alice. I understood that she was to be a famous chemist, that her schoolfday desire was to be fulhlled. I looked eagerly at the neighboring star. It presented an oflice scene. There was a desk with a card on which I read, "Miss Mary Farrell, Private Secretary." So my dearest friend, through her quiet, diligent manner and attractive personality was to win fame in the business world. My! what a hubbub! Was it a battle? Sticks were being knocked about in all direc' tions. Of course! Why had I failed to recognize it at once? It was a game of hockey. And who was associated with hockey? No one but Loretta Trainor, to be sure. There she was in her sport outfit, surrounded by her victorious team. Victorious as usual! Who could defeat Letty at that game? Was it to be her vocation or her avocation? The star did not answer me in words, but I surmised that physical culture was to claim her in its rank of teachers, though she had always told us that she aspired to be an ordinary "schoolfma'am." The next star held a large, wellffurnished library stacked with books. There at a desk by a sunny window sat a young lady buried in a book and oblivious to all around her fit seemed to be just past noon and patrons of the library apparently had not yet begun to appearj. There was something strangely familiar in that slender figure at the desk. Ah, yes, of course! How could I be so stupid. It was none other than May Peley, happy and contented, for she was now a librarian as she had always wished to be. Another beautiful building! What was it? Oh, the sign read, "Mademoiselle Grace Christ's Fashionable School for Girls." Focusing my telescopefdiploma, I peeked in at a large window. There stood dear Grace, surrounded by a group of darling children. Who was better Btted to teach them, not only lessons of bookfknowledge but also of grace, of kindness, and of love? Again a hall! But oh, it looked familiar! It was our own H. A. gym. Hither and thither in the midst of an exciting basketball game ran Irene Dowling, referee. I knew that Irene had returned to her Alma Mater as gym teacher. But there wasn't any star in the next place. Looking about I saw it balanced daintily on the tip of the crescent moon. And there beneath it was Inez Cavinato, poised in the curve of the moon, paintbrush in one hand and pallette in the other, working at her masterpiece. She paused and drew back to scan her work. As pretty as the picture on her canvas she looked, with her head tilted sideways and one slender arm swinging gracefully down in the silvery light. Right beside her sat Edith Haas, our own "Dedee," who between little spasms of delight was deftly charcoaling Inez's profile on her paper. So she, too, was to follow an artist's career! 40



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-is Ecnoizs ,553 fi 1-os' s :P , Y uf s . A I llillilll frnlnunuui C A Last Will and Testament of the Class of '28 .Quinta die funii, quinto anno pvincipatus Coolidgei, mme tricensimi praesidentis Civitatum Coniunctarum. Anno Domini 1928. We, the Members of the Class of 1928 of the Institute of Holy Angels, in the Borough of Fort Lee, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey, spinsters, in perfect health and memory Cpraise bel, do make and ordain this our last will and testament before taking leave of the abovefmentioned school, in manner and form following, that is to say: First, we commend our ambitious selves into the hands of Life, our ultimate destiny, hoping and assuredly believing, through the stresses and struggles thereof, to add unto ourselves success, affluence, happiness, and fame everlasting. Item, We allow to each and every graduate a group of merry grandchildren to delight with brave tales of good old school days at the Fort. Item, We give and bequeath unto the juniors of the Institute of Holy Angels, aforef said, one dollar and seven cents of lawful United States currency, to be paid unto them in manner and form following, that is to say: One dollar to allay our remorse over the expense incurred in our honor on the evening of May 10th last, to be paid within one year after our graduation, and the seven cents residue thereof, upon their surrendering next June unto the Sophomores of the Institute of Holy Angels, aforesaid, and their rightful sucf cessors forever, all their estate and right that shall descend or come unto them after our graduation, or that they now have: Twentyffour desks and chairs in Classroom 16, situated on the second floor in the southeast corner of the classroom section of the main building of the Institute of Holy Angels, aforesaid, together with the appurtenances affixed thereunto and the furnishings thereof, that is to say: stray bits of knowledge, dilapidated notebooks, unprepared assignments, tardy marks, notices of essays due, clever schemes to raise money for Eci-ross, that failed, class dues still due, shattered hopes and lost ambitions, collected, gathered, and assembled by us in Classroom 16, aforesaid. Item, We give and bequeath unto the Sophomores of the Institute of Holy Angels, aforesaid, Classroom 18 which we did lease last june to the juniors, aforesaid, situated one door north of the abovefmentioned Classroom 16 and four doors from the Rotunda, on the east side of the classroom floor of the Institute of Holy Angels, aforesaid, with appurtef nances, wherein the said juniors now have their books and belongings, but which they will vacate upon our graduation, to have and to hold for the said Sophomores' natural existence Knot to exceed three yearsj under the semesterly rent of twelve perfect recitations. Item, We do give and bequeath to the Freshmen of the Institute of Holy Angels, aforesaid, our neverffailing, loving kindness, that the Freshmen, aforesaid, when they shall 42

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